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Literature

Literature

GOT LIT?

Need general education courses?

Oakton offers a complete selection of English courses at both campuses this summer and fall, including specialized sections (Great Books, Peace and Social Justice, etc.). Courses fulfill the IAI and general education requirement in the Humanities. For the most current list of course offerings see the class schedule.

SUMMER 2016

Des Plaines Campus

Introduction to Poetry
EGL 117 750 (CRN: 20064), Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. (see EGL 117 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Literature 
EGL 129 1E1 (CRN: 20339), Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (see EGL 129 generic syllabus)

Non-Western Literature in English - Great Books section
EGL 230 7G1 (CRN: 20778), Tuesday & Thursday, 9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (see EGL 230 generic syllabus)


Skokie Campus

Introduction to Fiction
EGL 115 702 (CRN: 20677), Tuesday & Thursday, 9:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (see EGL 115 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Fiction
EGL 115 750 (CRN: 20063), Monday & Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. (see EGL 115 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Creative Writing
EGL 201 701 (CRN: 20681), Monday & Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. (see EGL 201 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Literature
EGL 129 701 (CRN: 20065), Monday - Thursday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (see EGL 129 generic syllabus)

Online

Introduction to Literature 
EGL 129 8C1 (CRN: 20548), ONLINE (see EGL 129 generic syllabus)

Summer classes begin June 6, 2016. Register now at my.Oakton.edu.

FALL 2016

Des Plaines Campus

Introduction to Fiction - Great Books section
EGL 115 0G1 (CRN: 30172), Monday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (see EGL 115 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Fiction - Great Books section
EGL 115 0G2 (CRN: 30173), Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. (see EGL 115 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Poetry
EGL 117 001 (CRN: 30174), Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. (see EGL 117 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Literature
EGL 129 002 (CRN: 31861), Monday and Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. (see EGL 129 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Creative Writing
EGL 201 001 (CRN: 30821), Monday & Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (see EGL 201 generic syllabus)

Women and Literature - Great Books & Environmental Studies section
EGL 225 G50 (CRN: 31863), Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (see EGL 225 generic syllabus)

South Asian Literature - Great Books & 12-week section (starts 9/19/2016)
EGL 229 0G1 (CRN: 31876), Monday & Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. (see EGL 229 generic syllabus)

British Literature I (from Anglo-Saxons To 1800) - Great Books section
EGL 231 0G1 (CRN: 31862), Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. (see EGL 231 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Shakespeare - Great Books section
EGL 234 0G1 (CRN: 31875), Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (see EGL 234 generic syllabus)

Skokie campus

Introduction to Fiction
EGL 115 001 (CRN: 30171), Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. (see EGL 115 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Poetry
EGL 117 002 (CRN: 30867), Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. (see EGL 117 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Literature - Great Books section
EGL 129 0G1 (CRN: 30827), Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (see EGL 129 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Creative Writing
EGL 201 002 (CRN: 31391), Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (see EGL 201 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Native American Literature - Peace & Social Justice section
EGL 227 050 (CRN: 31864), Monday, 6:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m. (see EGL 227 generic syllabus)

Online

Introduction to Literature
EGL 129 0C1 (CRN: 31295) Fee: $50.00 (see EGL 129 generic syllabus)

Fall classes begin August 22, 2016. Register now at my.Oakton.edu.

Note: A generic syllabus shows the general outline of a course; for the syllabus for specific section of a course, please contact the instructor.

For more information contact Madhuri Deshmukh, Professor of English, at mdeshmuk@oakton.edu.


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IMPORTANT DATES


April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.

May 12, 13
Evaluation Days.

May 13
Last day of student attendance.

May 16
First summer 2016 interim classes begin.

May 16
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 17
Faculty grading due.

May 17
Commencement.

May 30
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 6
Summer 2016 eight-week session classes begin.

Full Academic Calendar